There are many aspects that the National Education Act B.E. 2542 addresses about teacher development.
- to develop new structural and functional requirements for organizational units concerned with improving teacher development (Pillay, 2002: 17);
- to provide guidelines for new teacher training programs (Pillay, 2002: 17);
- to establish quality assurance mechanisms for teachers (Pillay, 2002: 17).
In order for learning reform to succeed on a nation-wide scale, the professionalization of educators, teachers in particular, is a necessary pre-requisite (Atagi, 2002: 54).
there is a need for developing teacher professional communities (Atagi, 2002: 54).
The professionalization of educators, teachers in particular, is necessary for learning reform to proceed (Atagi, 2002: 64).